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Edwardian Demantoid Garnet and Diamond Grasshopper Brooch

Auction:
2883B
Lot:
281
Sold for:
$5,535$4,500

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Auction:
Fine Jewelry - 2883B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
March 22, 2016 10:00AM

Description:

Edwardian Demantoid Garnet and Diamond Grasshopper Brooch, set with circular-cut demantoid garnets and old mine-cut diamonds, with ruby eye, platinum and gold mount, lg. 1 1/2 in.
Estimate $1,500-2,000

Later pinstem catch with minor evidence of solder. Gold tests for approx. 18kt. Demantoids lively and bright, minor facet wear only noticed under magnification. Wear commensurate with age.


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

Abrasives, Cut, Demantoid, Diamond, Diamond cut, Garnet, Ruby

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